Home made ROBOT

spout robot 3

Robots ! Robots ! Robots ! We were very happy to find the Khan Academy course on Robots: https://www.khanacademy.org/science/electrical-engineering/robots#all-about-spout It is a very well presented course and kids will enjoy working with parents on a small bug robot. This is our second version, first one has been constructed with better and smaller parts (soon an article […]

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March 17, 2018

Create your own wooden puzzle!

wooden puzzle varnish

Tools & Materials Fretsaw (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fretsaw) Fretsaw blades Plywood (for fretsaw) Printer/printed image on paper Sandpaper Clear Varnish (optional) Cost 20 – 40 $ Workplace preparation Prepare a clear space for the fretsaw use. We have used the table in our kitchen. Place some cover over the table to avoid damaging the surface (blanket or plastic […]

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January 27, 2018

How to make your own submarine toy

submarine

Today will learn how to make a submarine! ATTENTION: some tasks will require adult supervision (cutting tin can) Materials needed: Bottle (Plastic or Glass) Electric motor (small) Wires 1.5V AAA battery Rubber band small screwdriver scissors Hot Glue gun tin can (or other tin foil) Step 1 – make a hole in the centre of […]

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August 21, 2017

Create your own photo camera using Raspberry Pi Zero

DIY Photo Camera

This project provides instructions how to create a very simple photo camera using Raspberry Pi Zero. Required Materials Raspberry Pi Zero (you can use also other models, update the case accordingly)  https://www.raspberrypi.org/products/pi-zero-w/ Pi Camera https://www.raspberrypi.org/products/camera-module-v2/ Raspberry Pi Case https://www.raspberrypi.org/products/raspberry-pi-zero-case/ Break-away pins (Raspberry Pi Zero does not come with i/o pins) https://www.adafruit.com/product/2822 Jumper wires https://www.adafruit.com/product/266 LED https://www.sparkfun.com/products/10632 Resistor 330 Ω https://www.sparkfun.com/products/8377  Momentary Push […]

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Youtube Live Streaming device using Raspberry Pi

Youtube Live Streaming Raspberry Pi Fish Tank 1

This post shows how to create a Youtube Live Streaming device using Raspberry Pi. Recently we have bought a fish tank with two goldfish and we were thinking about integrating technology into this context. Our first project is a Live streaming device using Raspbery Pi that will be able to stream live video from the aquarium. Prerequisites […]

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DIY Home Security System using Raspberry Pi

Home Security Device - Parts List

DIY Home Security System using Raspberry Pi The Raspberry Pi computer is being used in many projects around the world. Inexpensive, small and powerful, this credit card size computer enables you to implement cool products. If you also bring your kids into this equation, the project will have a childish sparkle. Doing projects with my […]

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